NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu speaks at the conference (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee held a conference in Hanoi on August 12 to implement the law and ordinance drafting programmes for the last months of 2016 and for 2017.

This was the first gathering of the 14th NA Standing Committee to assign agencies to submit or verify draft laws and ordinances, and inspect the process of making draft laws and ordinances within the programmes.

Under the programmes, during the 14th legislature’s second session scheduled to begin on October 20, it will approve three draft laws which were scrutinised at the 13th NA’s 10th meeting, adopt one draft law and one draft resolution as the agenda of an NA session, and discuss 14 other draft laws to be approved in the third session.

Until the end of this year, the NA Standing Committee will consider and approve four draft ordinances.

Meanwhile, in 2017, 29 draft laws and one draft resolutions will be passed.

Speaking at the conference, NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu said that 2016 is the first year to implement the Law on the Promulgation of Legal Documents 2015.

He asked NA agencies and deputies to continue discussions and contribute their ideas to increasing the quality and efficiency of the legislature’s law making and to completing the law and ordinance making programmes for the last months of 2016 and 2017.

To better law building in the time ahead, Head of the NA Law Committee Nguyen Khac Dinh requested the Government, the Supreme People’s Court, the Supreme People’s Procuracy, and relevant agencies to implement well the regulations of the Law on the Promulgation of Legal Documents, and to soon make a plan to carry out a resolution on the adjustment of the law and ordinance making programmes for 2016 and 2017.-VNA